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Old 07-24-2018, 08:22 AM   #1
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Leaking Toilet

Anyone have experience with leaking toilet? Possibly macerate leaking on flush?
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There are many different brands and models of toilets available on the market and they all work differently and can leak in different ways and places (bowl loses water, leaks water on floor, etc). Don't you think including which one you have and where it is leaking would be helpful information if you want a good response?
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Absolutely! Dometic 8734.
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Where do you see the leak? Does the water leak out of the bowl (and down the drain pipe) or do you see water on the floor? Is the leak under the toilet in the basement? Is it leaking "dirty" water (being flushed) or is it fresh water (to flush the toilet) that is leaking?
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Finding water on floor...coming from up near the macerator... wondering whether leaking macerators are a known issue...or the connections to have given any problems for folks
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Cory, it helps to add all the information you can with a problem instead of us giving you the third degree as to what really is the highlight of your problem.
A leak can be that your sewer pipe has fallin out of the floor flange because it was never glued into flange and all ingredients going down the pipe is dispersing all over the top of your black tank really causing a smell and mess or the blade at base of your toilet bowel is leaking water by seal because you need to clean the grove it has around blade because stuff is caught inside the grove.
You can also do a NEWMAR SEARCH and get a answer for leaking toilet and we would not have this conversation.
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Thanks...sorry to be obtuse. I disconnected toilet, turned upside down, and tightened all the clamps. In testing now. Appreciate the info. Seems this may have just been a vibration clamp loosened leak...at least that is what I am hoping for.
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I had a leak on my master bath toilet. First though macerator connection, but Porcelain was hairline cracked (thankfully leaking fresh water). Was able to access through emergency door. Fixed temporarily with flexSeal tape, warrantee replaced later. Pictures below, and I can send video by email to anyone who cares.
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Thanks Phil

Mine is still leaking,,,,it is fresh water on the floor as well. I can't tell from the pics where your bowl was cracked...can you give me more info to look for?

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There is a visible crack on the lower left hand side of that picture. I'd say that's where it's spraying out
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I had a leak on my master bath toilet. First though macerator connection, but Porcelain was hairline cracked (thankfully leaking fresh water). Was able to access through emergency door. Fixed temporarily with flexSeal tape, warrantee replaced later. Pictures below, and I can send video by email to anyone who cares.
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Thanks Phil

Mine is still leaking,,,,it is fresh water on the floor as well. I can't tell from the pics where your bowl was cracked...can you give me more info to look for?

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There is a white solenoid valve that provides water to the bowl. Check and see if that valve body cracked. Flush the toilet and see if that is where the water is coming from. That happened to our half bath dometic toilet. Replaced the valve, problem solved.
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Leaking Toilet

Not at my rig right now, but Iíll try to get by for a picture of the new toilet tomorrow. You will recognize the shape of the leak area In the porcelain in the pictures to be up high and slightly to the left when facing the rear of the toilet. Itís up higher than you think it should be, and on mine it was only visible when flushing as it was coming from the back side of the upper ring of the toilet that flows water down into the bowl from above. PM me your personal email and I will also send the video because that may help locate the exact weak spot.
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Here is the picture. The portion that was leaking is dead center in the picture and is kind of half moon shaped. Sorry I couldn’t figure out how to rotate the picture 90 degrees clockwise.
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I don't know about the componants in the newer rv's but I had a breaker valve on mine that would squirt a little clean water each time it was flushed keeping everything wet. Because of the carpet I did not find it until I removed the carpet. New valve no more problem.

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